作者: James Dobbins
出版社: RAND Corporation
关键词: george, bush, fdr, building, nation, war
页数: 188
出版时间: 2008-10-25
ISBN-10: 0833041819
ISBN-13: 9780833041814

This book examines how the United States has gained considerable experience in nation-building operations through its participation in at least eight significant operations since World War II-in Germany, Japan, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
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作者: Richard Silberglitt, Philip S. Anton, David R. Ho
出版社: RAND
关键词: trends, information, drivers, barriers, implications, social, materials, nano, revolution, technology, depth, analyses, bio, global
页数: 100
出版时间: 2006
ISBN-10: 083303975X
ISBN-13: 9780833039750

In 2020, areas of particular importance for technology trends will include biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials technology, and information technology. The authors of this report assessed a sample of 29 countries across the spectrum of scientific advancement (low to high) with respect to their ability to acquire and implement 16 key technology applications (e.g., cheap solar energy, rural wireless communications, genetically modified crops). The study
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作者: Alan J. Vick, Adam Grissom, William Rosenau, Beth
出版社: RAND
关键词: usaf, advisory, assistance, missions, importance, strategic, power, new, counterinsurgency, era, air
页数: 100
出版时间: 2006
ISBN-10: 0833039636
ISBN-13: 9780833039637

Often treated by Americans as an exceptional form of warfare, insurgency is anything but. Spanning the globe, centuries, and societies, insurgency is quite common. Given the threat insurgency presents to U.S. interests and allies around the world, the importance of counterinsurgency is no surprise. However, history has shown that insurgencies are rarely defeated by outside powers. Rather, the best role for outsiders is an indirect one: training, advising, and equipping the local nation, which must win the war politically and militarily. And while counterinsurgency might seem to be a task most
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作者: Bernard D. Rostker
出版社: RAND
关键词: stress, uncertainty, times, force, war, managing, america
页数: 100
出版时间: 2007
ISBN-10: 0833039806
ISBN-13: 9780833039804

For more than three decades, the United States has relied on an all-volunteer force to meet its military needs. Today, the sustainability of that force is being tested with high levels of deployment and subsequent
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作者: Johan ViljoenKholadi Tlabela
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: africa, south, development, tourism, rural
页数: 40
出版时间: 2006-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796921806
ISBN-13: 9780796921802

The steadily increasing popularity of tourism in both developed and developing countries has led to an intriguing debate around its role in sustainable development. In this concise overview, Johan Viljoen begins by defining rural tourism and examining international trends in rural tourism development in both developed and developing contexts.He then examines post-1994 tourism policy development in South Africa and shows how internal changes and the massive increase in international tourists visiting South Africa are shaping the development of niche tourism types.A useful primer for anyone work
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作者: Jeffrey S. Abrams
出版社: DIANE Publishing
关键词: health, institutes, bethesda, maryland, january, national, conference, cancer, younger, women, proceedings, breast
页数: 30
出版时间: 1994
ISBN-10: 0160455316
ISBN-13: 9780160455315
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作者: Mahmood Mamdani
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: survivors, saviours
页数: 416
出版时间: 2009-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796922527
ISBN-13: 9780796922526

From the author of the acclaimed Good Muslim, Bad Muslim, this is the first analysis of the crisisin Darfur to consider the events of the last few years within the context of Sudan’s history, andto critically examine the efficacy of the world’s response to the crisis.Illuminating the deeply rooted causes of the current conflict, Mahmood Mamdani explains how British colonialism tribalised Darfur, dividing its population into so-called ‘native’ and ‘settler’tribes, and creating homelands for the former at the expense of the latter. A severe drought triggered a civil war between these
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